| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Dave “Hawk” Wilder, who coached the Glendale Community College softball team the past 13 seasons, died Sunday at his home in Northridge. He was 70.
Glendale college assistant softball coach Sal Pizzo confirmed Wilder’s death Monday....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Pediatricians who presume their patients will get vaccinations are more likely to have parents choose the shots for their babies, and the doctors who pushed their recommendations often got resistant parents to change their minds, researchers said.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
BEIRUT — The humanitarian crisis inside Syria is escalating rapidly with more than 9 million people — about 40% of the population — in dire need as winter approaches and agencies find it increasingly difficult to deliver aid inside the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:50 AM
BEIRUT—With the Syrian humanitarian crisis worsening amid mounting fears of starvation and illness, the United Nations on Monday launched a drive for about $6.5 billion in aid, described as the largest amount ever sought for a single emergency....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Radio commentator and human rights activist Viet Dzung, who dominated the airwaves for decades in Little Saigon and was one of the early voices in the emerging immigrant community, died Friday. He was 55.
Born Nguyen Ngoc Hung Dung, Viet Dzung became...
| Nov 30, 2013
Each week Framework brings you the very best in visual journalism from around the world; this week is no exception. Southern California: Black Friday shoppers storm shopping malls and stores on a rainy day in the Southland in the annual post-...
| Aug 26, 2013
Monday's Pictures in the News begins near Yosemite National Park, where thousands of firefighters on Monday entered a 10th day of trying to slow the pace of the massive Rim fire as it spreads across dry, rugged terrain near Yosemite, threatening thousands...
| Nov 25, 2013
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Indonesia, where Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash into the air. Authorities raised the alert status for one of the country's most active volcanoes to the highest level after the mountain repeatedly sent hot...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Retired Broward Circuit Judge Stanton Kaplan, who was known as a tough but exceptionally fair judge, died Saturday at his Plantation home. He was 76.
Though he ran a tight ship and insisted on proper courtroom decorum, he loved slapstick humor and...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:48 AM
When the late Broward Circuit Judge Stanton Kaplan wanted quiet in his courtroom, there was no need to bang the gavel — he commanded such respect that he'd tap his pen on the bench and the required hush would descend.
On Wednesday evening,...
| Feb 13, 2011
The Panic Virus
A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear
Simon & Schuster: 429 pp., $26.99
Readers take note. If you're already convinced that vaccines cause autism, that vaccine-preventable infectious diseases no longer threaten...